Media Coverage

Podcast: Future of Surveying

Published Wednesday, August 31, 2016

HXGNNews interviewed  Nikolas Smilovsky, who is the mapping department manager at BPG Designs in Arizona. He oversees internships for undergraduate students in the Mesa Community College Geospatial Technology program.  He says, "Mesa Community College does a great job because of the community college system, bringing in students say right out of high school that might not have had aspirations to be a doctor or a lawyer or something like that." [PODCAST]_ Future of Surveying - HxGN News.pdf

"Pitful" Passionate Pundits

Published Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Blog piece on by a parent: "At  Mesa Community College (Red Mountain campus) while my daughter takes a reading test for dual enrollment credit (Spanish)." Pitiful” Passionate Pundits _ Kismet.pdf

2016 College Guide and Rankings

Published Monday, August 29, 2016

Washington Monthly ranks MCC #11 for Best Two-Year Colleges for Adult Learners.  Washington Monthly _ 2016 College Guide and Rankings.pdf

Student with Vision to Help Heal World Transfers into ASU with Prestigious Scholarship

Published Thursday, August 25, 2016

MCC alum Jacob Sorenson’s resume reads like that of a seasoned professional. This fall, he has transferred into Arizona State University as a junior majoring in applied biological sciences at the Polytechnic campus and a student in Barrett, The Honors College. Sorenson’s studies at ASU will be supported by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. He is one of 75 outstanding community college students from 21 states to receive the scholarship this year. Student with...

E-Learning, the Digital Divide and Student Success at Community Colleges

Published Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Robert Soza, a residential English faculty member at Mesa Community College and the Maricopa Community Colleges Faculty Association President, is co-author of this article in EDUCAUSE Review about E-Learning and Student Success. E-Learning, the Digital Divide, and Student Success at Community Colleges _ EDUCAUSE.pdf

Study: Arizona Among Best States for Community Colleges

Published Tuesday, August 23, 2016

KJZZ reports that the personal finance website, WalletHub, ranks Arizona among best states for community colleges. Study_ Arizona Among Best States For Community Colleges _ KJZZ.pdf

T-Bird to GB Packers Secondary Projection

Published Monday, August 22, 2016 provides update on MCC alum Damarius Randall and the Green Bay Packers.  2016 Green Bay Packers Secondary Projection » Last Word On Sports.pdf

Arizona Proposes Draft Math, English Language Arts Standards for K-12

Published Monday, August 22, 2016

KJZZ reports that teachers, education advocates and the Arizona Board of education applauded revised English language arts and math standards. Nora Reyes, vice provost at Mesa Community College’s Red Mountain Campus and member of the standards development committee, comments on the revised standards.  Arizona Proposes Draft Math, English Language Arts Standards For K-12 _ KJZZ.pdf

Student Rep for Arizona's Professional Social Workers Studies at St. Scholastica

Published Friday, August 19, 2016

The Catholic Sun reports that Golda Miller, a student in The College of St. Scholastica’s social work program, was recently elected by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Arizona Chapter to sit on its board as a Student Representative for the 2016 fiscal year. The cohort-based curriculum is offered in a blended format of on-campus and online courses is available in six locations across the country and at Phoenix College and Mesa Community College in Arizona. Student rep for...

Tempe Native Competes for Spain in Olympic Decathlon

Published Thursday, August 18, 2016

12 News reporter Monique Griego reports, "On the track of Mesa Community College is where Coach Steve Jacobs first planted a seed that would grow into an Olympic dream for MCC alum Pau Tonnesen." Tempe native competes for Spain in Olympic decathlon _ 12NEWS.pdf